Moving Faster: Is It Breaking or Better?

Every morning I wake up to a blog post from Seth Godin. Today’s really hit home. We talk about helping our clients accelerate and move faster. We help teams pick up the pace and do faster work better. Moving faster on its own can be a disaster. Careless work, breaking things that aren’t broken, stepping on toes – it can result in redoing work, which is costly and inefficient.

But faster work better is where organizations and people can learn how to thrive. Is your team moving faster, better?

‘Move fast and break things’ isn’t a worthy slogan

From Seth’s blog

“…because ‘breaking things’ isn’t the point of your work.

How about, “Move fast and make things better,”


“Move fast and create possibility”?

The reason we hesitate to move fast is that we’re worried about what that implies.

Move fast and learn something.

Move fast and take responsibility.

Move fast and then do it again because now you’re smarter.

The alternative is to move slow. To move slow and to hide.

Which means that those you sought to connect, to help and to offer something to will suffer as they wait.

Don’t hoard your work. Own it and share it.”

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